Pierre le Rouge Le Mer des Histories 1488

Catalog Number 2072
 
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Book Title

Le Mer des Histories

Volume

N/A

Edition

Second press

Country of Origin

France

City of Origin

Paris

Date

1488

Printer

Pierre le Rouge's, second press,

Language

French

Script and/or Type

Gothic

Number of Lines

33

Width of Leaf

290 mm

Height of Leaf

415 mm

References

Proctor 8092, not in Hain

Description

This is an incunabula leaf printed in Paris by Pierre le Rouge's, second press, 1488, in French, on fine paper (415 x 290 mm.). The leaf is entitled "Le Mer des Histories" The Right column contains thirty-three lines and a sixteen-line (90 x 75mm) woodblock print (see detail). It is flanked on the right by a floriated panel (290 x 15mm.). The left column caps off forty-nine lines of text and four-line versal initial "I". Both columns contain numerous rubrication. Verso: contains forty-nine lines in the left column with a red versal initial "O" half way down. The right column has forty-seven lines and is highlighted by a blue versal initial "A".

Medium

Paper

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$325.00
SKU:
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